Reprint Rights

Obtaining Permission

To obtain reprint permission of any work published by Ploughshares, email In most cases, copyright reverts to the author upon publication with Ploughshares. If we do not hold the rights for your request, we will forward your request to the author.


Once reprint permission has been granted, the only remaining stipulations from Ploughshares are that in any reprint, all material first published in Ploughshares should be credited by individual title; and that, with the author’s consent, Ploughshares continues to reserve the non-exclusive right to reprint the work in an anthology.